Nicholas L. Pyeatt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Political Science
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Smith Building, 129H
Biography

Nicholas Pyeatt, assistant professor of political science, earned his doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In his dissertation, entitled Ideology and Candidate Emergence: Entrants Against Congressional Incumbents, he explores the direct and conditional effects of ideology on candidate behavior. His research interests include U.S. congressional nominations, candidate entry behavior, congressional behavior and representation, Canadian and European elections, race and representation, and macro politics.

Research Interests

American politics

Gender and elections

Primary elections

Public opinion